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Our beloved Ben Leo Anaya 71 of Bloomfield, New Mexico.
Born July 17 1950 in Farmington, New Mexico, San Juan Hospital to Molly Manzanares Anaya and Fred Anaya. Preceded in death by His Dad, Fred Anaya, Mom, Molly Manzanares Anaya, Son, Benjamin Leo Anaya Jr. , Brother, Jene H. Chavez, Sister, Henryetta Chavez, Father In-Law and Mother In-Law Joe and Ruby Barela, and Great Grandsons Benjamin Leo Meeks Anaya, and Jesus Garcia. He was survived by his loving wife Vangie M. Anaya, Children Fred J. Anaya(Wendy), Anna Klipsch(Donavon), Pearla M. Rivera(Juddy). Grandchildren, Gloria Rivera, Patrick Chavez, Christin N. Meeks, Katrina Chaves, Ashley Veldez, Breanna R. Marks, Abbigail M. Anaya, and his little lamb, Felissity Anaya. Along with four great grandchildren. Siblings, Angie Montano, Patty Browning( David Browning). And many nieces and nephews. Our dear Ben entered into Heaven on November 22 of 2021 surrounded at home by his loving family. Ben was a light that brightened any room he walked into. He adored and was adored by all of his family, blood or otherwise. He was a man of strong faith, who sure did love his God. He had a smile that was contagious, it was a beautiful smile. Ben will be deeply and dearly missed. If you would like to Join our family to Celebrate Ben’s life, His services will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bloomfield, New Mexico, Rosary at 10:00 am with Mass following at 11:00 am on December 2nd 2021. We will say goodbye to our hero, the world's greatest Ben Leo. Anaya one last time.
So sorry I won't be able to be at Ben's service. My prayers and thoughts have been with all of you daily. Remember when you and Ben came to my rescue when I locked myself out in rain. I'm always home if you need anything. Love and prayers to all of you.
Sharon Luna Dec 2 2021 12:00 AM
Thinking of you. You have already been gone a week today daddy and how how I miss you
Anna Nov 29 2021 12:00 AM
Well buddy, I have too many beautiful memories that I am eternally grateful for. I will cherish each second I got to have with you. I'm going to miss the small things, like getting to pull your ear, or fighting with you about football. I'm going to miss sitting in the sun next to you and listening to music. Now I'm going to look up at the sky and ask, "what song next grandpa?" I'm going to miss coming home from school and getting to tell you about my day. I'm going to miss your stories grandpa. I'm going to miss the sound of your voice and getting to hear your laugh. But most of all I'm going to miss your hugs and holding your hand buddy. It was time that God needed you more then me, and I'm so happy for you grandpa, so you come down and tell me about how amazing heaven is ok buddy. And I'll know that when were playing our music at full volume you'll be right there with us. And one day when my time comes I'll be waiting for you ok buddy? I love you my grandpa.
Breanna Marks Nov 26 2021 12:00 AM
My daddy I will never forget you. You were always the light of my life and the one who I always went to for everything. You are my Angel now the shoe has turned were I once was yours. The world will never be the same with out you my piggy till the day we meet again I love you always and forever daddy
Anna Nov 26 2021 12:00 AM
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.Love Edward and Kathleen Montoya
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